Inland Waterways Management and Safety

  • Identify and mitigate potential hazards to enhance navigation safety.
  • Provide and install modern navigational aids for safe navigation.
  • Develop and implement a program to manage and reduce marine litter.
  • Offer comprehensive training courses for waterway management, including certification for boat users with NIWA.
  • Develop and implement search and rescue operations and emergency response management.
  • Conduct continuous maintenance dredging to ensure safe navigation and prevent accidents.
  • Regularly inspect boats to ensure seaworthiness and compliance with safety standards.
  • Ensure all boats and users are adequately insured for enhanced safety and liability management.
  • Implement a sustainable weed management program to keep waterways clear of obstructions.